So, this 24kt gold plated brass cuff by Tom Binn looks a bit torturous to wear, no thanks to it being full of sharp teeth. Also, it possibly makes the wearer look like his or her arm is being chewed off. Well, there had to be a reason why The Last Laugh is this cuff’s […]
Brit designer-artist Anthony Roussel, who usually deals with sculptural works, crafted these amazing contoured and layered bracelets and rings out of birch, cork and maple. These are so beautiful.
Etsy seller lapinPetite from Prague likes making funny jewellery, which explains how she hit upon the idea of making necklaces and bracelets out of scissor-shaped polymer pieces and long beads strung on virtually invisible steel string — so it looks almost like a delicately open invitation from the wearer to either get decapitated or have […]
Australian designer and fine artist Simone LeAmon is known for creating beautiful products with a sustainable vision, where every piece has its own story to tell. With this vision, it’s no surprise that LeAmon would design something as unique and interesting as the Bowling Arm, a leather bracelet made from the remains of a cricket […]
Propelled by San Francisco-based jewelry design duo Christopher Baas and Carleigh Wamberg and barely two years in existence, jewelry label Fathom & Form is already looking pretty good with its collection of wearable trinkets. The stainless steel triangular steel jewelry pieces range from rings to wrist cuffs and and have this arresting art deco architectural aesthetics about them.
It’s amazing what you can find on the Internet these days. Ex Boyfriend Jewelry is a place that allows anyone to sell, buy or trade these shiny ‘little painful reminders in your jewelry box’ from collapsed relationships. One of the house rules for putting up a listing is to share the story so everyone can partake in your cathartic release. Says one user selling off a 24k gold plated pendant for $30: ‘I told him to choose – it’s the alcohol or me. He made his decision, which then made mine very simple.’ Hooray for emotional spring-cleaning.
This steak necklace by talented LA jewellery maker, TheSpangledMaker, was inspired by Mark Ryden’s series of paintings called The Meat Show. Think the wackiness of Alice in Wonderland mixed with the surrealist style of Frida Kahlo. And, boys, if you’re seeing this necklace and thinking you’d really like some steak cuff links, you’re in luck. […]
Porn star, winner of an AVN award for best ‘adult’ actress, and DJ, 20-year-old Jessie Andrews, has just released her first jewelry line through her online store, Bagatiba Bagatiba is the Latvian word for ‘opulence’ and Andrews’s simple, delicate designs are all handmade and designed at her local jewelry district in downtown Los Angeles.
Aeon Quartz is an evocative and forward thinking line of unique, custom-crafted pieces made of rare crystals from around the world. They focus primarily on quartz and neglected gems, creating powerful pieces from each unique find. Just looking through their collection makes me feel connected. It’s as if they’ve taken something raw out of the wild and captured its true essence and then you get to wear it.
This tea cup ring, created by Kay of Ruby Robin Boutique, caught our attention with its charming details and beautiful colors. This kawaii miniature ring features a delicate floral bone china tea cup set with a slice of lemon and two handcrafted chocolate chip cookies. It’s amazing how so much detail can be packed into […]
MapleXO makes jewelry and products using recycled skateboards. Don’t you wish you thought of that? The company breathes life into dead boards on a daily basis. Recycling at its best.
My birthday is just a few weeks away and these brilliant food-inspired necklaces and bangles from Eat.Me.Do are high on my wish list. The woman behind these too-good-to-eat pretzels, fruit loops and dumplings on wearable chains is Melbourne-based designer, Lara Ivachev. Luckily, no matter where you are, you can purchase your own pickle or hotdog necklace on her Etsy shop.
Coveting the arm candy sported by fashionistas worldwide? With its colourful faux suede charm bracelets and ever so hipster triangle necklaces, newly relaunched UK jewellery boutique Koko and Beau has the answer to your prayers. Stand out from the crowd with the quirky deer earrings, or add a pop of colour to your look with their glossy double triangle necklaces.
LACQUERED is a new contemporary jewelry line by San Francisco based artist Angela Casserly, the line has a baroque, gothic, avant garde and sculptural look to it. The reason Angela wanted to create her own jewelry line was so that she had smaller scaled art that embodied her unique vision. An excellent way to purchase an affordable piece of contemporary wearable art.
Jennie Sharman makes beautifully crafted one-off pieces of wearable art. Everything, including vintage military regalia, fabric and lace, pearls, glass eyes and tiny skulls find their way onto heavily textured, elegant brooches, chokers and necklaces. Sharman also makes intriguing ‘boxes of curiosity‘ in which handpainted dolls are arranged in curious, faintly unsettling tableaux within elegant wooden boxes.